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Jimmy NelsonTrack this Player High Level: MLB Status: Milwaukee Brewers MLB Years: 2013-2019
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Drafted
Arizona Fall League
Rated Prospect
Futures Game

PositionsP-202Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameJames Jacob Nelson
Height6-6Weight225BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateJune 5,1989 [30.133]PlaceKlamath Falls,Oregon
High SchoolNiceville (Niceville,FL)
CollegeUniversity of Southern Mississippi (Hattiesburg,MS), University of Alabama (Tuscaloosa,AL)

DraftedSelected by the Milwaukee Brewers [Team Picks] in the 2nd round (64th overall) of the 2010 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed] ... Selected by the Cincinnati Reds [Team Picks] in the 39th round (1178th overall) of the 2007 Amateur Entry Draft
Signing Bonus$675,000Signing ScoutsJoe MasonService Time4.107 (2018)
Prospect Rankings[BA] 2011-MIL-#8 ... 2012-MIL-#10 ... 2013-MIL-#5 ... 2014-MLB-#96 ... 2014-MIL-#1
MLB DebutSeptember 6,2013 [24.093]
OrganizationsMIL [8] Awards7Awards Voting1-1
TBC Player ID129477Retrosheet IDnelsj004MLBAM ID519076
Pitch Repertoire Sinker (45.65%) -- Fastball (30.18%) -- Slider (22.03%) -- Changeup (1.76%) -- Curveball (0.17%) -- 2-Seam Fastball (0.12%) -- Cutter (0.08%)
Fastball Velocity [2019] - 92.45 - [2017] - 94.11 - [2016] - 92.94 - [2015] - 93.34 - [2014] - 93.49 - [2013] - 93.66
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Active Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts62Walks48Hittable53SO/BB55vsPower53Hitting23Durability76Team.491Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsPitch DataOther PitchingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
2008AlabamaSECNCAA-1Fr40S/R19336.2618414000041.2533729429378101.9711.450.866.267.991.28.500-
2009AlabamaSECNCAA-1So40Rel20234.5422319000237.2332119220393001.417.880.484.789.321.95.400-
2010AlabamaSECNCAA-1Jr40ST21934.01181713000110.011055491533988001.309.001.232.708.022.97.750-
2010Helena BrewersPioRkmil31Rel21203.7112012005326.2302111213333001.6110.120.674.3911.142.541.000-
2011Wisconsin Timber RattlersMidwAmil20ST22894.38262511000146.0146817196512013101.459.000.554.017.401.85.471-
2012Brevard County ManateesFSLA+mil40ST23442.2113130100081.0632420325775001.086.970.332.778.523.08.500-
2012Huntsville StarsSouAAmil40ST23243.9110100000046.0342520237424001.546.650.397.248.221.14.333-
2012Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor--ST0682.83232301000127.09749405621199001.256.860.354.388.411.92.429-
2013Nashville SoundsPCLAAAmil39ST24563.6715150100083.0743934250916201.497.990.225.409.831.82.455-
2013Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBmil52S/R24000.90413000010.02110581000.701.80--4.507.201.60-2.95
2014Nashville SoundsPCLAAAmil43ST251021.46171610010111.070231833211410100.925.680.242.599.243.56.833-
2014Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBmil52ST25294.9314122001069.0824238619574001.4610.640.782.477.403.00.1823.43
2015Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBmil52ST2611134.11303000000177.01638981186514811101.298.270.913.307.512.28.4583.88
2016Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBmil52ST278164.62323200000179.01861089225861408001.529.331.254.327.031.63.3334.84
2017Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBmil52ST281263.49292901000175.0171756816481996101.258.780.822.4610.214.15.6672.90
2019Wisconsin Timber RattlersMidwAmilRel30009.0010100101.02110010002.0018.00----9.000.00--
2019San Antonio MissionsPCLAAAmilS/R30324.6916412001040.0332421424570031.417.360.895.3612.722.38.600-
2019Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor--S/R0324.7917413002041.0352522424580031.437.620.875.2312.632.42.600-
2019Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBmilS/R30026.951037002022.0251817417261021.9110.231.646.9510.641.53.0002.59
MLB Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter33464.22119107121030632.06293332976924057831221.378.940.983.418.212.41.4180.74
Minor League Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter34273.2911083273083534.24522381962524653541431.307.590.424.138.992.17.557-
AAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter18102.804835131020234.21778673910626216331.216.790.354.0710.052.47.643-
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter243.9110100000046.0342520237424001.546.650.397.248.221.14.333-
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter442.2113130100081.0632420325775001.086.970.332.778.523.08.500-
A Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter894.41272521010147.0148827296512113101.459.060.553.987.411.86.471-
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter203.7112012005326.2302111213333001.6110.120.674.3911.142.541.000-
NCAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter1494.615824343002188.019611397218217419101.479.321.003.908.272.12.609-
Milwaukee Brewers Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter33464.22119107121030632.06293332976924057831221.378.940.983.418.212.41.418-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings11164.22413740010220.0218116103248320111111.378.940.983.418.212.41.4070.74
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings14113.294534111031220.018698801010122017211.307.590.424.138.992.17.560-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2012Huntsville StarsSouAAmil40p2366000000000500000.000.000.000.000006.000.000.000.0000.0083.330.000.000.000.00
2013Nashville SoundsPCLAAAmil39p24916100001002602000.000.111.000.1110020.000.000.125.07710.0030.003.000.000.000.00
2013Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBmil52p2442000000000200000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
2014Nashville SoundsPCLAAAmil43p2511240000000011700000.000.040.000.0400025.000.000.042.0284.0068.0017.000.000.000.00
2014Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBmil52p251421131000000701001.143.143.190.3334122.214.047.048.1460.0031.820.000.000.0033.33
2015Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBmil52p2630551610020013403000.109.125.127.2527159.286.018.036.1131.6957.6334.000.000.0016.67
2016Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBmil52p2730501400030023200700.080.102.080.1824059.160.000.040.0833.3954.2416.000.000.000.00
2017Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBmil52p2827570600020013502000.105.121.105.2266060.273.000.018.1031.6758.3335.000.000.000.00
2019San Antonio MissionsPCLAAAmilp30118210000000600000.125.125.125.250108.500.000.000.1090.0075.000.000.000.000.00
2019Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBmilp30103000000000300000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter115188319200700411306701.101.116.112.228212205.232.011.032.0001.9555.1228.250.000.0010.53
Minor League Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter37543100010033402000.019.070.019.0891059.050.000.056.0005.0857.6311.330.000.000.00
AAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter31483100010032902000.021.078.021.0991053.053.000.063.0005.6654.729.670.000.000.00
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter66000000000500000.000.000.000.000006.000.000.000.0000.0083.330.000.000.000.00
Milwaukee Brewers Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter115188319200700411306701.101.116.112.228212205.232.011.032.0001.9555.1228.250.000.0010.53
Average MLB - Per 162 games16226542730010006159081001.101.116.112.228303289.232.011.032.0001.9555.1228.250.000.0010.53
Average Minor - Per 162 games1622361340004001314909000.019.070.019.08940258.050.000.056.0005.0857.6311.330.000.000.00

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
2010Helena Brewers PioRkmil21P12--221-54.8000.33------12100.016.0
2011Wisconsin Timber Rattlers MidwAmil22P26--722143029.9671.12------26100.018.7
2012Brevard County Manatees FSLA+mil23P13--217112019.9501.46------13100.09.6
2012Huntsville Stars SouAAmil23P10---71-87.8750.70------10100.07.2
2013Nashville Sounds PCLAAAmil24P15--811222119.9051.27------15100.010.4
2013Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBmil24P4110-1--111.0000.250.102-100.0-4100.02.5
2014Nashville Sounds PCLAAAmil25P17--616--22221.0001.29------17100.011.8
2014Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBmil25P141269261198.8890.570.127-100.0-14100.08.6
2015Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBmil26P3030177821133029.9670.970.1624680.0-30100.018.5
2016Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBmil27P3232179826513934.8721.060.1930781.1-32100.019.8
2017Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBmil28P292917511152-2826.9290.900.1518481.8-29100.017.9
2019Wisconsin Timber Rattlers MidwAmil30P1---------------1100.00.7
2019San Antonio Missions PCLAAAmil30P16---3--331.0000.19------16100.011.4
MLB Totals for P - 5 season(s)-   P10910461029699510798.9160.900.16811782.7-1090.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 3 season(s)-   P48--1430224644.9570.92------480.00.0
AA Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P10---71-87.8750.70------100.00.0
A+ Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P13--217112019.9501.46------130.00.0
A Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P27--722143029.9671.07------270.00.0
Rk Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P12--221-54.8000.33------120.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
2010Helena Brewers PioRkmil2112----------
2011Wisconsin Timber Rattlers MidwAmil2226----------
2012Brevard County Manatees FSLA+mil2313----------
2012Huntsville Stars SouAAmil2310----------
2013Nashville Sounds PCLAAAmil2415----------
2013Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBmil244----------
2014Nashville Sounds PCLAAAmil2517----------
2014Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBmil2514----------
2015Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBmil2630----------
2016Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBmil2732----------
2017Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBmil2829----------
2019Wisconsin Timber Rattlers MidwAmil301----------
2019San Antonio Missions PCLAAAmil3016----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
2012Glendale Desert DogsArizona Fall LgMinor23234.91761000022.022141221423001.649.000.825.739.411.645.73.400
2013Milwaukee BrewersMLB Spring TrainingMLB24000.0010100002.0100001100.504.500.000.004.5000.00.000
2014Milwaukee BrewersMLB Spring TrainingMLB25006.0020200003.0422004101.3312.000.000.0012.0006.00.000
2015Milwaukee BrewersMLB Spring TrainingMLB26016.23550000017.12615122416201.7513.501.042.088.314.007.79.000
2016Milwaukee BrewersMLB Spring TrainingMLB27211.17440000015.1822157000.864.700.592.934.111.401.17.667
2017Milwaukee BrewersMLB Spring TrainingMLB28014.58541000017.2121093219000.816.111.531.029.689.505.09.000
2019Milwaukee BrewersMLB Spring TrainingMLB30104.5020200104.0632107001.5013.502.250.0015.7506.751.000
Arizona Fall League Totals - 1 yrs234.91761000022.022141221423001.649.000.825.739.411.645.73.400
MLB Spring Training Totals - 6 yrs334.1019136001059.357322771154401.158.651.061.678.194.914.85.500

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2015Milwaukee BrewersMLB Spring TrainingMLB2633100000001301000.000.250.000.250005.000.000.33320.0060.003.000.000.000.00
2016Milwaukee BrewersMLB Spring TrainingMLB2711000000000101000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
2017Milwaukee BrewersMLB Spring TrainingMLB2811000000000101000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Spring Training Totals - 3 yrs55100000001503000.000.167.000.167009.000.000.20011.1155.565.000.000.000.00

Awards [7]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
2013Milwaukee Brewers Minor League Player of the Year1
2014Baseball America 1st team Minor League All-Star (SP) ... Pacific Coast League All-Star (RHP) ... Pacific Coast League Pitcher of the Year ... Triple A All-Star Team (SP) ... Triple-A Pitcher of the Year5

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2019-09-01SPMilwaukee BrewersMilwaukee Brewers (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DL30.088Team Roster on 2019-09-01
2019-08-05SPMilwaukee BrewersSan Antonio (AAA)-DL-60InjuredDL60 Transferred to 60-day DL30.061Team Roster on 2019-08-05
2019-07-24SPMilwaukee BrewersSan Antonio (AAA)YDL-10InjuredAssigned to San Antonio (AAA) for rehab30.049Team Roster on 2019-07-24
2019-07-21SPMilwaukee BrewersWisconsin (A)YDL-10InjuredAssigned to Wisconsin (A) for rehab30.046Team Roster on 2019-07-21
2019-06-28SPMilwaukee BrewersMilwaukee Brewers (MLB)YDL-10InjuredDL10 Right elbow effusion30.023Team Roster on 2019-06-28
2019-06-05SPMilwaukee BrewersMilwaukee Brewers (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from San Antonio (AAA)30.000Team Roster on 2019-06-05
2019-05-24SPMilwaukee BrewersSan Antonio (AAA)YMinorsActivated MinorsActivated from DL29.353Team Roster on 2019-05-24
2019-05-05SPMilwaukee BrewersSan Antonio (AAA)YDL-10InjuredAssigned to San Antonio (AAA) for rehab29.334Team Roster on 2019-05-05
2019-03-27SPMilwaukee BrewersMilwaukee Brewers (MLB)YDL-10InjuredDL10 Right shoulder29.295Team Roster on 2019-03-27
2018-12-12SPMilwaukee BrewersMilwaukee Brewers (MLB)YActiveContractSigned to 1-year contract for 2019-2019 ($3.7m) [Avoids arbitration]29.190Team Roster on 2018-12-12
2018-11-01SPMilwaukee BrewersMilwaukee Brewers (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DL29.149Team Roster on 2018-11-01
2018-03-30SPMilwaukee BrewersMilwaukee Brewers (MLB)-DL-60InjuredDL60 Transferred to 60-day DL28.298Team Roster on 2018-03-30
2018-03-29SPMilwaukee BrewersMilwaukee Brewers (MLB)YDL-10InjuredDL10 Right shoulder inflammation28.297Team Roster on 2018-03-29
2018-01-12SPMilwaukee BrewersMilwaukee Brewers (MLB)YActiveContractSigned to 1-year contract for 2018-2018 ($3.7m) [Avoids arbitration]28.221Team Roster on 2018-01-12
2017-10-04SPMilwaukee BrewersMilwaukee Brewers (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DL28.121Team Roster on 2017-10-04
2017-09-15SPMilwaukee BrewersMilwaukee Brewers (MLB)YDL-10InjuredDL10 Strained right rotator cuff28.102Team Roster on 2017-09-15
2017-03-28SPMilwaukee BrewersMilwaukee Brewers (MLB)YDL-10InjuredDL10 Right shoulder inflammation27.296Team Roster on 2017-03-28
2015-11-03SPMilwaukee BrewersMilwaukee Brewers (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DL26.151Team Roster on 2015-11-03
2015-09-22SPMilwaukee BrewersMilwaukee Brewers (MLB)-DL-60InjuredDL60 Head contusion26.109Team Roster on 2015-09-22
2014-09-01SPMilwaukee BrewersMilwaukee Brewers (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Brevard County (A+)25.088Team Roster on 2014-09-01
2014-08-30PMilwaukee BrewersBrevard County (A+)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Brevard County (A+)25.086Team Roster on 2014-08-30
2014-07-11PMilwaukee BrewersMilwaukee Brewers (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Nashville (AAA)25.036Team Roster on 2014-07-11
2014-05-26PMilwaukee BrewersNashville (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Nashville (AAA)24.355Team Roster on 2014-05-26
2014-05-25PMilwaukee BrewersMilwaukee Brewers (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Huntsville (AA)24.354Team Roster on 2014-05-25
2014-05-23PMilwaukee BrewersHuntsville (AA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Huntsville (AA)24.352Team Roster on 2014-05-23
2014-04-12PMilwaukee BrewersNashville (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Nashville (AAA)24.311Team Roster on 2014-04-12
2014-03-13PMilwaukee BrewersMilwaukee Brewers (MLB)YMinorsReassigned MinorsOptioned to minors24.281Team Roster on 2014-03-13
2013-09-03PMilwaukee BrewersMilwaukee Brewers (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveContract purchased from Huntsville (AA)24.090Team Roster on 2013-09-03
2012-07-28PMilwaukee BrewersHuntsville (AA)-MinorsActivated MinorsActivated from DL23.053Team Roster on 2012-07-28
2012-06-15PMilwaukee BrewersHuntsville (AA)-Minors--23.010Team Roster on 2012-06-15
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2010-06-23ContractSigned by Brewers 
* Transactions data can be divided into 2 eras. 2012-2019 includes all MLB/Minor roster movement whereas 1903-2012 contains only MLB change of organization with some DL-related data since 2000s.

Salaries

TopAbout Salary DataPayroll SectionAll $ are USD
YearTeam NamePayrollAgeSalaryServMLB RkTm RkCentileAboveLeague AvgLeague MinCareer*Contracts
2010Milwaukee Brewers-21675,000-------675,000Signing Bonus out of 2010 Draft (2nd round - 64th overall)
2013Milwaukee BrewersTeam Payroll24490,000-77535-3,023,990490,0001,165,000
2014Milwaukee BrewersTeam Payroll25500,000-79437-3,256,497500,0001,665,000
2015Milwaukee BrewersTeam Payroll26511,5001.10771520213,571,283507,5002,176,500
2016Milwaukee BrewersTeam Payroll27522,3002.10758712353,498,245507,5002,698,800
2017Milwaukee BrewersTeam Payroll28547,0003.10764116293,651,709535,0003,245,800
* Career earnings are a simple calculation of available yearly salaries listed here. They include only base salary and draft signing bonus. Minor league salaries are excluded. The value is not meant to reflect a player's actual career earnings.
* League minimum salaries are displayed in red